Security researchers have identified a virus that can steal data from a targeted machine and then rewrite over the master boot record of a computer to make it inoperable.
While malware will have to use a new trick to infect systems, Microsoft's solution may hurt those who have dealings overseas.
Big brother asks Microsoft for some assistance.
Microsoft's monthly Security Update arrived today with nine bulletins addressing 26 vulnerabilities. As with the past few months, remote code execution flaws are targeted in the majority of items.
Microsoft's August Patch Tuesday release will feature nine bulletin items, with five being rated "critical", according to Microsoft's Security Bulletin Advance Notification.
Microsoft has announced it has partnered with the New York Police Department (NYPD) to develop a crime prevention and counterterrorism system.
Not only does it not save enterprises money, but it adds a ton of security issues. What's not to like?
According to a recent poll, cloud security still isn't up to the level to handle the data of many enterprises.
According to a study, 67 percent of IT pros say that bring your own device (BYOD) policies in the enterprise increases the cost to companies.
Keeping data secure in the cloud requires a new approach to authentication and authorization.
- By Jeffrey Schwartz
The safety of data remains the key reason many enterprises won't use cloud hosting services.
- By Jeffrey Schwartz
Your guide to 6 key considerations -- including security, storage, Exchange hosting and more -- for moving infrastructure and applications to public, private and hybrid clouds.
- By Jeffrey Schwartz, Doug Barney, Bruce Hoard
Attackers will have to learn a new trick if they want to hack Windows 8.
LastPass keeps your passwords secure and organized.
- By Derek Schauland
Your users might just be smart enough to handle security issues correctly -- with the right training.
The cloud storage service Dropbox said Tuesday that the increase in spam e-mail sent to users last month was directly related to an employee account compromise.
During a presentation at this week's Black Hat security conference, security pros presented an argument on why Windows 8 may be the most secure OS Microsoft has ever released.
- By Stephen Swoyer
Looking to to a somewhat biased study, more than half of you don't.
The move was made due to Symantec's underperformance.